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‘Silent Sky’ A Beautiful Tribute to the Women Who Led Us To The Stars

Decades before the ‘hidden figures’ were made famous by the Academy Award nominated film, there was a woman named Henrietta Swan Leavitt (the wonderful Jennifer Cannon) who was an astronomer born in 1868. She and her female colleagues, Williamina Fleming … Continue reading

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Blues Legend Guitar Shorty is Coming to the Long Beach New Blues Festival Labor Day Weekend

The Long Beach New Blues Festival returns to Long Beach this Labor Day Weekend for the fourth time. This event, in conjunction with the Long Beach New Blues Society, will bring top performers such as Janiva Magness, whose critically-acclaimed album … Continue reading

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Renowned Jazz Pianist Ramsey Lewis Talks About His Career, His Music and Performing at the Upcoming Long Beach Jazz Festival

The 30th Annual Long Beach Jazz Festival is arriving for three music filled days, August 11-13. Because it’s the 30th year celebration, many exciting things are happening at Rainbow Lagoon Park in Long Beach. One of the biggest treats for … Continue reading

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Lee Rocker Dishes About the Stray Cats, Rockabilly and the Upcoming New Blues Festival in Long Beach

Lee Rocker has had great success in music. Starting young, from his career with his breakthrough band the Stray Cats, who sold 10 million albums and earned 23 gold and platinum records, Lee has gone on to make great music … Continue reading

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Music in the Key of Sea

Friday, June 10, 2016 the Long Beach Chorale presents “Music in the Key of Sea.” Featuring fifty voices accompanied by projected video with the Aquarium’s Honda Blue Cavern exhibit as the backdrop. The chorale will perform music that celebrates penguins, mermaids, and … Continue reading

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Aquarium of the Pacific Introduces Two New Exhibits

June 8th is World Ocean Day. What better day to go to the Long Beach Aquarium of the Pacific and learn about sea life, especially the conservation of species that are endangered? There are two new exhibits featuring more than two dozen … Continue reading

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Aquarium Of The Pacific Unveils “Pacific Visions”, Its New Architectural Centerpiece

 The Rooftop Veranda of the Aquarium Of The Pacific is usually set aside for summer concerts and special events, but today the press was invited to the Rooftop Veranda for a delicious breakfast and very special announcement. Everyone was puzzled about what the announcement could be, … Continue reading

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Let’s Go Whale Watching: Grey Whale Migration Now Through Early May

This year’s Gray Whale migration has started, and the Gray Whales can be seen off the coast of Southern California via Harbor Breeze Cruises and the Aquarium of the Pacific for the next few months. You can catch up on details of … Continue reading

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Long Beach’s “Retro Row” Hosts a Happy Hour Event this Saturday: Wine, Beer, Music, Great Food and Lots of Shops

One of the nicest places to take a stroll is Long Beach’s “Retro Row”—a section of 4th Street situated between Cherry and Temple with stores featuring vintage & contemporary clothing, furniture and accessories, art, antiques & collectibles, books, roller skates … Continue reading

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Bluespower to Play at Real Blues Festival Orange County this Weekend

There’s a lot of good blues music going on in the LB/OC area these days. And like a hurricane, at the center of things is Bluespower, the power trio consisting of Kenny “Big Daddy” Williams on guitar, Joe Dolci on … Continue reading

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